Details:

The artist created this painting by applying and removing thin layers of muted colors onto wood over a number of months, returning to the work repeatedly over that period with a new state of mind each time.
Unframed
Signed and dated

① Artwork:

Man of Sorrows

The artist created this painting by applying and removing thin layers of paint onto wood over a number of months. With each new revision, Giannakakis shapes the work further toward abstraction to address ideas of illusion.

Specs:

8.38 inches
12 inches
1.88 inches
12 inches

③ Artist:

Andy Giannakakis

Los Angeles-based Andy Giannakakis creates abstract paintings that address the act of making itself. The artist revises each of his works by applying and removing paint using a distinct layering technique, thereby developing pictorial depth. By starting and stopping over a number of months, the final image acquires detail that reflects the artist’s different mental states during the process of making the work.

Andy Giannakakis:
Man of Sorrows, 2021
Oil on wood panel
12.0 × 8.4 inches /
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